MIAA commits to proposal to televise state championship games

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At Wednesday’s MIAA Board of Directors meeting in Franklin, directors heard of a National High School Sports Network that could start televising Massachusetts’s title games as early as this fall.

 After hearing a presentation from Associate Director Sherry Bryant, the board voted 10-0 to commit to the proposal. If 26 or more state associations commit to the idea before the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) summer meeting next month in Denver, the proposal becomes a reality.

 The board also voted, 7-2, to reconsider their January decision to withdraw sponsorship of boys’ gymnastics. That discussion will take place at the June meeting. Braintree athletic director Mike Denise applauded the decision.

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